11 Galactic Space Themed Food Ideas
Are you ready to have the best space themed food in the solar system? A space themed party is so much fun. Likewise, there are so many names of planets, shapes, and stars to be able to incorporate into the theme.
Here, you will find amazing space party food ideas perfect for any birthday party or space themed day.
Space Food Ideas
for All Occasions
Space themed food is perfect for many occasions including the following:
Epic Birthday Parties
Birthday party space themes can include space, galaxy, planets, earth, moon, or even alien adventures.
Decorate the classroom with all of the planets and have a fun learning experience with space themed food. Have the kids name each of their food items with planetary names.
Summer Camp Programs
Have the kids dress up in their favorite galactic colors, stars, or space movie theme. Likewise, the kids will be excited about their space food as well.
Kids Cooking Classes
Cooking class themes are a great way to grab the attention of students. Having the class geared around space themed food is a great learning experience.
Movie Night Snacks
Every movie night must have the perfect movie watching snacks. Plan an outer space movie night and pair with some of the ideas we have here. Full List of Movie Ideas at bottom of post.
Spaced Themed Food Names
One of the best ways to capture the attention of your guests is to have the best party title. Therefore, you can use these for your space themed party invitations.
Here are a few fun titles for Space Themed Parties:
“An Out of this World Feast”
“Rocket Fuel and Cosmic Grub”
“Alien Appetites and Earthly Delights”
“Extraterrestrial Flavor Adventure”
Space Themed Party Food Ideas
How exciting! Get ready to embark on your journey to outer space. Kids will love these fun themes.
Likewise, here is a summary of space themed party food ideas:
- Meteor Cupcakes
- Galaxy Bark
- Earth Cookies
- Rocket-ship Quesadillas
- Martian Marshmallows
- Extra-terrestrial Snacks
- Galaxy Lemonade
- Moon Cookies
- Chocolate Moon Pies
- Pop Rocks
- Astronaut Food
Astronomy Themed Food
Kids will love these meteor cupcakes and galaxy bark.
Meteor cupcakes are so much fun and easy to make. These cupcakes are inspired by the Nerdy Nummies Cookbook. Starting with a cupcake, add icing to the top. First, you will also need a bag of Jolly Ranchers. Then divide the candy into color groups, unwrap each color, and place them into resealable bags.
Then, carefully crack the candy (we used a wooden cutting board on the bottom, and a pot or rubber mallet to break the candy (this is the hardest part). Finally, decorate the cupcakes.
Using a combination of milk chocolate and white chocolate, this bark can be easily made. Add black food coloring to the milk chocolate for dark color. Use blue food coloring for the white chocolate (and purple as well).
Gently swirl the colors using a toothpick. Add large and small light colored sprinkles like these Sprinkle Stars mix.
Earth Themed Party Food
This one features Earth Cookies. In addition, this is also perfect for an Earth day theme food adventure.
Using sugar cookie dough and food coloring, divide the dough into 2 bowls. Next, color one bowl blue and one bowl green. Finally, let the kids make their own ‘earth.’ Alternatively, make these and have a tray full of earth cookies for your party.
In addition, if your space fan likes these ideas, check out our post on 23+ Dinosaurs Birthday Party Food Ideas for a Jurassic adventure.
Rocket Party Food
Rocket quesadillas are the star of the show for this theme. Therefore, these are great for cooking parties where each guest can make their own rocket-ship. If you like the idea of quesadillas, check out our post Quesadillas with Cheese | 14 Creative Ideas.
Outer Space Themed Food
This includes both martian marshmallows and homemade mars bars.
How fun are these martian marshmallows? First, using a lollipop stick, marshmallow, and green candy melts, you can create these fun treats. Then, dip the marshmallows and add the eyes and let them dry on parchment paper.
Space Themed Drinks
Every party needs a great drink feature.
This galaxy lemonade will be a hit at the party or space day at school.
Moon Themed Snacks
Moon cookies, moon pies, and candy that can be called moon rocks are perfect for reaching for the stars.
Chocolate Moon Pies
A simple and easy party food that arrives ready to eat. By the same token, this party food already has the perfect space themed name.
Pop Rocks “Moon Rocks”
Yet, another unique item for a memorable party. Pop rocks! First, place the pop rock packets on a platter with a sign that says ‘Moon Rocks.’
Next, either give to guests as part of their party favors, or have a ‘rock tasting.’
Astronaut Ice Cream
If you can get your hands on the infamous astronaut ice cream, grab some. Astronaut food is a dehydrated food and this one features a freeze dried ice cream sandwich with Neapolitan flavored filling (don’t knock it until you try it)!
That said, it is definitely a novelty item for an unforgettable tasting experience.
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Space Cookie Cutters
Cookie cutters are great for cookies, fondant, and even fruit (for smaller cookie cutters). In addition, these space themed cookie cutters pair well with the foods listed in the round up above.
Galactic Amazon Finds for Your Party Table
Here are a few table decorations that will be fun additions to the space party themed food. Even more, I especially love the rocket favor boxes that can start as a decoration and end as a party favor.
Hang a solar system paper lantern display above your party table.
A space themed food party is a fun way to have a unique experience. Also, the space theme lends itself to learning activities, movie pairing, or even celebrating Earth day. Therefore, the space theme is great for classroom, community activities, and birthday parties.
Space Movie Night Ideas
If you are looking for movie ideas for your space themed food, here is a list of galaxy and space themed movies.